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Quality label for medicinal and aromatic plan


Brief description of the instrument and its modus operandi

there is a formal course to attend for the producers that want to apply for the label (certain categories are excluded); the producers have to follow the main production techniques indicated in the standards and they are subjected to a set of controls at random during the year. The provice authority is responsible to for the control and formation.

Which problem the instrument is supposed to solve?

give a better product to the final user

Purpose or main objective / overall goal of the instrument?

increase the food security standards as well increase the added value of the products

Side objectives/goals of the instrument?

increase the new micro and small entreprise

Innovation content or potential of the instrument?

the first in the sector applied at regional scale

Which laws and regulations support the implement of this instrument?

Provincial Law 4/2003

The initiator/promoter of the instrument?

the regional authority together with the MAP producers and consumer association

Which organizations are involved in the operationalization of the instrument?

the province authorities and the MAP producers

How the monitoring is ensured?

the provincial authority is deputed on the control

How the compliance is ensured?

through the self monitoring plan and the formal random control from the provincial authority

How is the overall performance of the instrument?

good, creation of several of small supply chain

Brief description of the context for the emergence of the instrument

there was a need of a create a tool to guarantee the quality of the products

Have any of the items mentioned above changed since the instrument entered into force?



the MAP products has been gain quality

What are the main reasons or drivers behind changes mentioned?

new quality standards and define receipes of the MAP based products commonly sold in the province

Is there any qualitative or quantitative study of the impacts of the instrument?

Yes, please specify


there is an internal annual report

Year 2003
Policy area
Affected activity
Affected actors Landowner/land manager, Picker/harvester/hunter
Products Herbs/plants
Countries Italy
Regions (NUTS 2) Trentino-South Tyrol
Focus on NWFP
Document category
Instrument type
Legal status
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Geographical scope Regional
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